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High Court judge overturns "overly generous interpretation" of relief from sanctions rules

Parties to civil litigation cases have been issued with an important reminder of the need to manage their cases effectively after the High Court overturned an "overly generous interpretation" of the rules governing when relief from sanctions can be granted.... 15 Dec 2014

No leave to appeal Game rent on insolvency decision means certainty for landlords, says expert

The UK Supreme Court will not allow retailer Game to appeal a recent decision allowing landlords to recover rent from administrators that continued to operate the business as a going concern while a buyer was found. 05 Nov 2014

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Companies should not wait to apply to set aside default judgments, says expert, after court makes clear 'Mitchell' principles apply

Companies hoping to have a default judgment against them set aside must be sure to act quickly, an expert has said, after a recent court decision confirmed what courts must consider when considering an application. 22 Oct 2014

FIDIC dispute rules need updating in light of Singapore construction dispute, says expert

Construction contract rules need to be amended to enable construction companies to enforce decisions made by dispute adjudication boards (DAB) and access money owed to them by the losers in that process, an expert has said. 23 Jul 2014

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